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    The TIA is now code in the 2014. If the fence is...

    The TIA is now code in the 2014. If the fence is within 5' of the tub it must be bonded-- any metal within 5' must be bonded
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    Not an issue but read 312.8 or what Gus said--...

    Not an issue but read 312.8 or what Gus said-- he beat me to it
  3. If the major portion of the load is non-linear...

    If the major portion of the load is non-linear than it is often speced to have a larger neutral. I am not certain but I believe I have heard some people say the specs call for a #10 wire in the...
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    If it is not happening anywhere else in the house...

    If it is not happening anywhere else in the house then you need to go thru the circuits that are the issue box by box. Check the neutral bar connections
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    Did you test your phase connections at the load...

    Did you test your phase connections at the load side of the meter and into the main panel. If it is just the two rooms then perhaps a loose connection on that circuit.

    Does the dimmng only happen...
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    First off this is not really a tap. Secondly...

    First off this is not really a tap. Secondly whoever told you this is incorrect. Look at 240.4(D) it's the best I know about. Obviously the weakest link is what determines the max overcurrent...
  7. I agree with dkidd - if the breaker feeding the...

    I agree with dkidd - if the breaker feeding the ats is 600 amp then the equipment must be rated 600 amps
  8. As Don stated the switch may be allowed but as I...

    As Don stated the switch may be allowed but as I read the section it does not comply. My understanding is the space is there to allow access for more raceways etc.
  9. The motion sensor in fig. 110-32 has nothing to...

    The motion sensor in fig. 110-32 has nothing to do with dedicated space, IMO

    The figure refers to the section below. IMO a switch, technically) should not be installed in the dedicate space above...
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    Many home inspectors make recommendations like...

    Many home inspectors make recommendations like that however it is a negotiation that the buyer and seller can work out. They often recommend gfci in kitchens that are old. Again if the seller wants...
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    Then the question becomes "Is the micro/hood"...

    Then the question becomes "Is the micro/hood" listed as a microwave or range hood. So 422.16 may not apply however many instructions on the mw/hood specify a dedicated circuit.

    Let's face it a...
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    John can you answer the question in post 2 for us?

    John can you answer the question in post 2 for us?
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    It is hard to answer questions about pools...

    It is hard to answer questions about pools because of the term "above ground". The nec makes a distinction between storable and permanent pools. A pool that is above ground and is more than 42"...
  14. Here is the NEC code on that. Notice the title--...

    Here is the NEC code on that. Notice the title-- electric dryers.... All this means is if you have an electric dryer and the rating is , say, 4000 watts then you must use 5000 watts in the load...
  15. I think the only answer you will get is from the...

    I think the only answer you will get is from the authority having jurisdiction. IMO, a psychiatrist is not treating patients medically other than prescribing meds. I may be wrong but that is my...
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    Is the 200 amp & 100 amp the calculated load?? ...

    Is the 200 amp & 100 amp the calculated load?? if so then IMO the first way you did it would be correct. In terms of the 16,000 watts per 550.31-- you would only use that if the calculated load for...
  17. I am closing this thread, in accordance with the...

    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the Forum rules. This Forum is intended to assist professional electricians, inspectors, engineers, and other members of the electrical industry in the...
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    If this is a service panel then the neutrals and...

    If this is a service panel then the neutrals and grounds must be bonded together. Since the neutral bar is bonded to the case then it is bonded to the ground bar. Problem here is that you cannot...
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    I have the GB but my guys can't seem to get used...

    I have the GB but my guys can't seem to get used to using it.
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    By the OP's response my guess is the install was...

    By the OP's response my guess is the install was before 2005
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    We cannot help you and you should not touch those...

    We cannot help you and you should not touch those wires if you are not experienced. Keep searching for someone to do it. Often those wires are frayed and in bad shape and can be dangerous. All...
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    I would argue whether that is portable...

    I would argue whether that is portable...
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    Not exactly because if that is the case then the...

    Not exactly because if that is the case then the pump equipment grounding conductor should be connected to the grid...
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    No distance is given

    No distance is given
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    I am fully aware of that but that was not what...

    I am fully aware of that but that was not what the op stated-- he said standard cans with led bulbs....
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